British-Born Nigerian, Chinyelu Chi Onwurah has won the first seat of the night at Newcastle Central. Newcastle has become the first general election constituency to declare in a landslide victory.
The Labour candidate defeated other candidates where Houghton and Sunderland South, were beaten by Newcastle to declare election results since early 90s.
Newcastle Central declared at 11pm, just an hour after polling stations closed.
Labour’s candidate Onwurah won 24,071 votes, comfortably beating the Tory candidate Steve Kyte who had 9,134 votes.
Nick Cott, the Liberal Democrat candidate, secured 1,812 votes and David Muat, the Ukip candidate, won 1,482 votes. The Green candidate Peter Thomson won 595 votes.
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